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Why Did Priceline Sell Off Its Stake In Brazil Based Hotel Urbano?

by Trefis Team
Priceline recently sold off its minority stake in Brazil-based OTA, Hotel Urbano. Brazil’s economic downturn coupled with the OTA’s poor performance were the reasons for this decision. In mid 2015, Priceline invested $60 million to o...
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Schlumberger Versus Halliburton: Who Is Delivering Better Returns?

by Trefis Team
Over the last two years, the profitability of oilfield services companies has declined significantly due to the slump in commodity prices. This has caused the returns generated by these companies to drop drastically, making the investors skeptica...
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Here’s How TripAdvisor Can Be Impacted By “Google Trips”

by Trefis Team
Editor’s Note:  Do you have an analysis request? Feel free to email content@trefis.com ________________________________________________________________ According to our estimates, Unique Visitors To TripAdvisor’s sites per month is a key dr...
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Akamai Mid Year Review: Media Division Is Bothering The Company

by Trefis Team
Akamai’s stock has been relatively flat year to date as the company has reported steady financial results backed by modest increases in revenue. However, a decline in media division revenues is a cause of concern for Akamai. This reduced gr...
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What Does Ford Want With A Shuttle Bus Services And Bike Sharing?

by Trefis Team
In March, Ford Motors  (NYSE:F) announced the launch of a subsidiary called Ford Smart Mobility LLC to “design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services”. Until then, Ford’s presence in this segment was only its Ford...
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Schlumberger Versus Halliburton: Who Has A Better Financial Position?

by Trefis Team
Persistently weak commodity prices have not only weighed heavily on the profitability of oilfield services companies, but have also led to a deterioration in their cash flows. Due to this, these companies have been forced to raise large amounts o...
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What Was Boeing’s Orders And Deliveries Tally In August 2016?

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Boeing  (NYSE:BA) managed to book 73 orders in July. However, August witnessed a much lower order inflow. The airline manufacturer received only 22 orders in total, including 19 wide bodies and 3 narrow bodies. At list price, these orders are val...
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GM’s Plan To Increase Its Luxury Sales Meeting Strong Resistance In The U.S.

by Trefis Team
General Motors (NYSE:GM) has a successful luxury brand in Cadillac. However, in recent years, sales of Cadillac have lagged behind those of BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Toyota’s luxury brand Lexus. This is highly important as the U.S. is the b...
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What Will Drive Revenue Growth For American Express?

by Trefis Team
Over the 2013-2015 period, American Express (NYSE: AXP) has seen its revenue stay flat in the $32.8 billion to $32.9 billion range. According to our estimates, the revenue is expected to grow to $34.87 billion by the end of our forecast period. ...
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Here’s Why Google Is Focusing on Travel

by Trefis Team
Editor’s note: Do you have an analysis request? Feel free to email content@trefis.com Recently,  Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) subsidiary Google introduced “Google Trips ” – a mobile app intended to reduce travel related hassles by ...
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How Would Norfolk Southern Be Impacted By A Potential Decline In Coal Shipments With The Implementation Of The Clean Power Plan?

by Trefis Team
The Federal Government announced its Clean Power Plan in August of last year. An integral part of the Federal Government’s efforts to lower U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, the Clean Power Plan envisages a 32% reduction in power plant carbon ...
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Scenarios That Can Change Our Valuation For Qualcomm

by Trefis Team
Qualcomm  (NYSE:QCOM) develops and patents communication technologies, such as CDMA and OFDMA, which it then licenses to device manufacturers that use its technology. The company is also a leading developer and supplier of integrated circuits and...
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Master Card Will Benefit From Increased Spending On Promotions Over The Last Three Years

by Trefis Team
Master Card (NYSE: MA) has grown its revenue from $ 11.3 billion in 2013 to $ 13.7 billion in 2015. The growth over this three-year period was driven almost equally by increases in revenue from transaction fees, international fees, assessment fee...
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How Procter & Gamble And Kimberly Clark Compete In Diaper Battlefield?

by Trefis Team
The two most prominent names in the diaper industry, Procter & Gamble  (NYSE:PG) and  Kimberly Clark  (NYSE:KMB) have long been posing fierce competition to each other in the baby care segment. P&G’s Pampers and Kimberly Clark’...
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This New App By Standard International Group Shows The Increasing Trend Within Hotels To Bypass OTAs

by Trefis Team
Independent hotels and hotel chains are increasingly trying to gain direct bookings through their websites instead of users booking through the OTAs. In a move to attract more users, The Standard International Group along with a few select hotels...
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